On Wed, Jul 14, 2004 at 09:32:23PM +0400, Alexander Voropay wrote:
> MSVC/MIPS supports 2 calling conventions (/Gd __cdecl calling
> /Gr __fastcall calling convention) but I can't grok a difference.
Probably more argument registers etc. I'd expect something along the
NABI callign conventions.
> > and certainly the assembler directives will be different from those
> assumed by the Linux sources.
> It sems, it is impossible to build a full Linux toolcain at the MSVC
> base. The MS linker
> (LINK.EXE) is weak (comparing to `ld` monster) and can produce only COFF
> .EXE (a.out)
> MIPS executables.
PECOFF, Microsoft's ECOFF variant which basically is ECOFF plus an MSDOS
executable header. Yes, we all run MSDOS on our MIPS boxes so that's
and important feature ;-)